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Big Six energy firms to answer questions on electricity market reform

02 February 2011

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the third oral evidence session of its Electricity Market Reform inquiry on Wednesday 2 February 2011 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

What will the meeting cover?

The session will cover a broad range of issues, including:

  • Rising gas and electricity bills
  • Why the UK needs Electricity Market Reform
  • The energy security challenge
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Competition in UK electricity markets

A provisional timetable of oral evidence (PDF PDF 82 KB) is now available.

Witnesses

At 9.45am

  • Juliet Davenport, CEO, Good Energy
  • Darren Braham, Chief Financial Officer, first :utility
  • Dorothy Thompson, CEO, Drax Power
  • Dr Steve Riley, Executive Director, Europe, International Power
  • Dr Gordon Edge, Director of Policy, RenewableUK

At 10.45am

  • Sarwjit Sambhi, Managing Director of Power Generation, Centrica Energy
  • John McElroy, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, RWE Npower
  • Sara Vaughan, Director of Regulation and Energy Policy, E.ON                  
  • Keith MacLean, Policy and Public Affairs Director, SSE
  • John Campbell, Director of Energy Wholesale Business, Scottish Power
  • Paul Spence, Director of Strategy and Regulation, EDF

Timings are approximate. 

Further information

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